Suzuki Service Technician Apprentice Motorvogue Northampton Ltd

An opportunity to join the Suzuki Apprentice programme as a Service Technician. You will work with a dedicated Suzuki dealer and attend training at our state of the art centre in Doncaster.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: today

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £131.25

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday - Sunday 8:00am - 18:00pm (Weekend work on a rota basis)

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    27 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    07 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001306545

  • Positions

    1 available

Are you: Interested in a career in the retail motor industry and working with the exciting range of Suzuki vehicles? Able to show that you can work well as part of a team and listen carefully and respond to colleagues? Able to demonstrate an interest in computers and advanced vehicle technology? Willing to provide excellent service to our customers? Willing to study hard in order to achieve success in your apprenticeship and your future with Suzuki?

The Suzuki Advanced Apprenticeship Programme is the industry leading training scheme that firstly helps you find a real job with a Suzuki Dealer in your area and secondly provides you with all the training you will need to become a fully qualified Service Technician.

This is an opportunity to become part of the Suzuki Apprenticeship programme as a Service Technician. Supported throughout by a dedicated employer - this vacancy is for a 3 year Apprenticeship that will result in the successful candidate gaining an Advanced Apprenticeship in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair.

As a Service Technician you would be involved in a variety of tasks ranging from:

  • Servicing and repairs
  • Replacing components
  • Using specialist equipment such as electrical and electronic diagnostics
  • Engine tuning equipment to measure performance
  • Rectifying faults on customer’s vehicles in a busy Suzuki workshop

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • No specific skills required, however an interest in motor vehicles would be beneficial

Personal qualities

  • Keen and enthusiastic
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Good time keeping
  • Excellent communication skills

Qualifications required

GCSEs (or equivalent) grades A-C in:

  • Maths
  • English
  • Science

Please ensure you list all your qualifications, as lower grades may be considered

Future prospects

Permanent role at Motorvogue may be considered

Things to consider

Training on the Apprenticeships Programme for 16 to 18 year olds is a priority and fully-funded by Government. Training for Apprenticeships for those over this age is part funded, with employers expected to make a part or full contribution. Candidates are advised to apply as soon as possible, as the employer will start to interview as soon as applications are received. This may mean the vacancy may close before the date advertised. If you have any questions regarding this vacancy, or experience any difficulties when applying, please contact Heather Jones on 0115 9380222/07773030611. Your training will be delivered as block release, which will involve extended periods away from home (1 week blocks). The cost of travel and accommodation is met by the employer.

About the employer

Welcome to MOTORVOGUE Since the opening of the first site in 1993 Motorvogue Group has always looked to provide its customers both old and new with a solution to all of their motoring needs. We look to do this by providing great offers on New and Used Cars supported by award winning guidance from our team. The team will assist you in finding a car that meets your own individual requirements and look for solutions that work for you. With convenient Motorpark locations across Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire and Norfolk representing some of the industry’s leading brands Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Fiat, Renault, Citroën, Hyundai, Jeep, SEAT, Suzuki and Dacia. We supply new and used cars, deliver aftersales support and champion the Motability Scheme, both private and business customers are served from each of our locations, and no matter who walks through our doors we will strive to leave them feeling relaxed and happy with their purchase and the experience. We do this by striving to provide our very best offers and a wide range of vehicle choice alongside a great customer experience from our Team. Award-winning assistance and guidance in convenient and modern and inviting facilities that are there to provide you with a great experience whatever your requirements.

Employer

Motorvogue Northampton Ltd

Address

74

Kingsthorpe Road

Northampton

NN2 6HE

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Training provider

This is a Service Technician Apprenticeship, training is delivered by block release at the Suzuki apprentice training centre at Doncaster, S.Yorks, with assessments being conducted in the work place by an assessor

As a result you will receive the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 & 3 VCQ & VRQ Certificate in Vehicle Maintenance and Repair
  • Functional Skills in English, Maths, ICT (if required)
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities

Apprenticeship standard

Automotive retail > Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician [light vehicle]

Training provider

BOSCH AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE SOLUTIONS LTD

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bosch

Contact

Heather Jones 07773030611 heather.jones@uk.bosch.com


This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: today